plural noun

: a family of imperfect fungi (order Moniliales) having hyphae, conidia, or both that are dark colored, brownish, or black

Word History


New Latin, from Dematium, type genus (from Greek demation small cord, rope, diminutive of dema band) + -aceae

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“Dematiaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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